Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Sep 2005 13:28 UTC, submitted by Malahide
Novell and Ximian "We chat to Gnome and OpenOffice.org coder Michael Meeks about all things Linux. Here's a few of the questions we asked the Novell employee."
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I think...
by suryad on Mon 26th Sep 2005 18:46 UTC
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2005-07-09

....that it is a bit too late for OOo to be rewriting or restructuring their entire codebase. I have heard even their build system is a nightmare. That the authors of OOo have put in such an effort and hats off...but it is a horribly written piece of software I believe and I doubt the starting is going to be getting any better unless the hardware speeds up. I think they have reached the limit of decreasing startup time thru software.

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